Pattern: Miniature Felted Pumpkin by Tracy Batchelder
Yarn: Remnant Orange/Green/Brown Worsted
Needles: 6mm Bamboo dpn's
Start:October 20 Finish October 30, 2011
Modifications: Held Yarn Double Throughout
After puttting some of the remnant orange from my Fair Isle styled cardigan to work in my Head Band there was still a bit of the stuff left over. So when I spotted this pattern on Ravelry in the midst of my current "Use Up My Yarn" obsession I started working them up.
When I ran out of orange I decided to try a "Gourd Style" version to squeeze one more out.
I played around with the stems a bit, with what I judge, are less than satisfactory results. Mind you, I stuffed and finished them between midnight and 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning waiting for Number One Son to come home from his second Halloween function - in his second costume! - of the weekend, so perhaps my hand and eye were a bit less than optimal at the time.
Ditto the results of the felting. I would have felted them more but I was racing to finish before heading out for our fifth evening function in the last week. Things have been a bit crazed.
Nonetheless I think they still do a good job here in knitblogland illustrating my wish, to you, my knitting friends for a ...
Happy Halloween Everybody!